Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Munster Open, Neptune Stadium, Cork - January 2015

Club Donic players bring Munster Open trophies back to Leinster

The Munster Open 2015 table tennis tournament took place January 16th-18th. A national event for both senior and junior players it attracted over 200 players to the Neptune Stadium in Cork for an action packed weekend.

The junior events saw some great play from the Club. On Saturday, Mia O’Rahilly Egan took 3rd place in the U15 girls event. Sunday started with the U18 event in which Evin McGovern took fourth place.

It was in the U13 events that the club players excelled. Art stormed through his rounds to win his place in the final after a thrilling 5 setter against the Irish U13 No.1 Thomas Joyce. Dillon Byrne made it an all Leinster final after beating No. 2, David Taylor. Art took the gold after defeating Dillon 3-1 to bring the 1st and 2nd place U13 boys trophies back to Leinster. Mia brought home the gold trophy in the U13 girls category.

In the plate competitions, Donie Mullally took 1st in U18 boys and Sadbh McLaughlin came 2nd in the U11.

Some images from the tournament:

Mia 1st U13 girls
Art 1st U13 boys
Dillon 2nd U13 boys
Sadbh took part in U11 Hopes Series